Yentl

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Romantic folk tale retold with music and classic Streisand.

PG 1983 132 minutes

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age 10+

A beautiful directorial debut

Yentl gives a good picture of Jewish life in the late 19th and early 20th Century. The rigid gender roles become the fodder of a gender-disguise comedy, but the writers don't present us the predictable romantic comedy ending. The musical numbers help us understand the inner turmoil of the Yentl character, while the comic scenes have all the required tension to keep the viewer engaged. A great story for adults and children old enough to understand romantic attraction.

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Anything with Barbara is worth watching and this is no exception!

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